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Picture of Bianca Hanbury-Morris, who has organised a fund for the families of Filipino NHS workers lost in the pandemic

Fund set up for families of Filipino NHS workers lost in pandemic

Target of £20,000 to help Philippines families of staff who die from COVID-19

Stressed nurse

Money worries, stress and inadequate breaks common among nurses in Wales – survey

Public Health Wales poll prompts calls for greater investment in staff well-being

Picture shows a nurse holding an electronic tablet talking to a mother with a young daughter

General practice nursing: QNI sets standards for new staff

Queen’s Nursing Institute says they will act as a guide for nurses and employers

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Nurses access to PPE

COVID-19: PPE harder to access for BAME nurses

RCN survey uncovers stark inequalities in provision of personal protective equipment

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Jann Tipping and Annalan Navaratnam wedding in hospital during COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19: nurse and doctor marry in ‘surreal’ wedding at their workplace

Couple tie the knot in hospital chapel after wedding plans were scuppered by the pandemic

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Skincare advice for nurses during COVID-19 pandemic

Guidance on dealing with the ravages of extra handwashing and PPE use

Evidence and Practice

The provision of emergency healthcare for women who experience intimate partner violence

The provision of emergency healthcare for women who experience intimate partner...

Strategies to address knowledge deficits and negative attitudes

Exploring medicines reconciliation in the emergency assessment unit: staff perceptions and actual waiting times

Exploring medicines reconciliation in the emergency assessment unit: staff perceptions...

Why you should read this article: • To recognise why timely medicines reconciliation is...

Managing the needs of frequent attenders of urgent care services: a case management approach

Managing the needs of frequent attenders of urgent care services

A case management approach of a new frequent service user manager service

Barriers to effective nurse-patient communication in the emergency department

Barriers to effective nurse-patient communication in the emergency department

Identifying what emergency nurses perceive as barriers to nurse-patient communication

Charcot’s foot: a clinical update for emergency nurses

Charcot’s foot: a clinical update for emergency nurses

Emergency nurses in the UK have an important role in recognising patients with this condition

Rhabdomyolysis: a case-based critical reflection on its causes and diagnosis

Rhabdomyolysis: a case-based critical reflection on its causes and diagnosis

Rhabdomyolysis is a complex condition that can have traumatic and non-traumatic causes

Features

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A collage showing the nurses, healthcare assistants and other nursing professionals from across the UK who have died during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19: remembering the nursing staff who have lost their lives

Colleagues and families pay tribute to nursing professionals who have died across the UK

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Picture shows nursing staff starting a shift in the resuscitation room at Medway Maritime Hospital wearing personal protective equipment.

How early preparations have helped one emergency department during the COVID-19 pandemic

Forward triage enables nurses to prevent unnecessary admissions and cross contamination

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A woman in scrubs standing in a clinical area, reflecting on her experiences at work

How to use your COVID-19 experience for reflective practice

Amid the upheaval of the pandemic, nurses can use reflection to process their experiences

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Advanced care planning

COVID-19: how nurses can facilitate advance care planning

Conversations about end of life care are important for the patient and those close to them

Stella Davey

Sepsis care, vacancy rates, resus team: how a matron transformed her ED

Team has turned around an emergency department’s patient care and staff morale

ED services at East Lancashire NHS Trust are improving

Meet one of the fastest improving emergency department services in the UK

With EDs under increasing pressure, one department has been singled out for its progress

Opinion

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Sepsis, infection and children: what is the message?

In the absence of a national paediatric early warning score, when you should screen in children

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Less safe in lockdown: how nurses can help people facing an escalation of domestic...

Advice on spotting when someone is trapped in an abusive household, and what to do about it

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COVID-19: essential training is still possible

How to use distance learning to keep skills developing and morale boosted

Students

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Nathan Harrison

COVID-19: how working at the Nightingale has changed my student experience

Two students describe their first weeks in the workplace, and what has helped them cope

 Nursing is fast-paced in the emergency department

Mental health and adult nursing, plus the pace of emergency care – this role has it all

A dual-registration newly qualified nurse reflects on what she has learned in her first year

Distressed nurse working in the emergency department

The call you never want to get in emergency nursing

A newly qualified nurse describes the emotions and impact of a paediatric crash call

Careers

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team of nurses sitting talking, showing importance of debriefing

Fear and anxiety can infect teams, but you can harness this crisis to come out stronger

COVID-19 is putting nurses under extreme pressure, so here’s how to help colleagues cope

Andy Thurgood arriving at a road traffic accident

I make clinical decisions at emergency incidents – and as a nurse I bring so much more

Pre-hospital emergency medicine consultant nurse Andy Thurgood on his challenging role

Lauren Johnston

How I make the emergency department less daunting for people with learning disabilities

Lauren Johnston describes her work in a pioneering nursing role

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